ERIC Number: ED257755
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Checklist for a New Course in Psychology.
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Issues for teachers and administrators to consider when introducing a new course in psychology at the high school level are listed in this checklist. The checklist is organized into the following sections: rationale for introducing a psychology course, target population, course content, teaching strategies, concerns for physical safety, ethical concerns, community resources, and qualifications of the psychology teachers. Also provided is an annotated list of resources, including psychology organizations, periodicals and books, and sources for planning and developing a course. Additional resources are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Books, Check Lists, Community Resources, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Ethics, Guidelines, High Schools, Periodicals, Professional Associations, Psychology, Resource Materials, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods
Clearinghouse on Precollege Psychology, Educational Affairs, American Psychological Association, 1200 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - General; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see SO 016 567-572. Printed on colored paper.